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[ New York, October 11, 1789. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found. ] LS , sold by John Heise, Syracuse, New York, 1923, Catalogue 2531, Item 62.
I am favord with your Letter of the 7th. in Answer to mine of the 1st. I approve of the Measures you have taken relative to the Lighthouse—and shall be obliged to you to SuperIntend whatever relates to this Business, for the present; taking Care that the Disbursements be made with Œconomy; and that the accounts for the same be regularly Vouched— I am, Sir, Your most Obedt. Humble Servant. (...
Treasury Department, November 6, 1789. “I have this day drawn on you in favor of Mr James Watson the sum of One Thousand Dollars in a sole Bill of Exchange. You will be pleased to pay the said sum, and transmit the Bill in Lieu of Specie to the Treasurer of the united states.…” ALS , New London County Historical Society, New London, Connecticut. Watson, a New York merchant and financier and a...
I perceive by your Letter of the 4th instant that I misapprehended you in respect to the question referred to in Your Letter of the 26th of September. I thought it related to the going from one port to another to deliver the inward Cargo which certainly cannot be done without previously paying or securing the Duties at the first port. But there is clearly no color for the idea that foreign...
I acknowledge the receipt of your’s of the 11th. instant. The privileges allowed to Vessels under twenty Tons appear to me in the same light in which they do to you. I should be obliged by your ideas of the most proper arrangement with regard to that description of Vessels; as the thing is perhaps not without difficulties. I have no doubt that the Importer must make entry, as well with regard...
[ New York, December 5, 1789. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found. ] LS , sold at Chicago Book and Art Auction, April 27, 1932, Lot 84.
Treasury Department, January 25, 1790. “I am favored with your letter of 9th. instant, transmitting the Accounts of the Lighthouse under your Superintendance. As the regulations for this establishment have not yet been determined on by the President I cannot at present do any thing with respect to your compensation on this Account.…” LS , The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
By an act of the last Session, provision is made for the payment of pensions to Invalids, for the space of one year from the fourth of march last, under such regulations, as the President should prescribe. The President having signified to me his pleasure, that the business in your state may be committed to your management; it remains for me to direct the necessary provision. I am therefore to...
Herewith you have Copy of the Act for the establishment and support of lighthouses beacons, bouys and public piers. Amongst other things contained in it you will perceive that it is made the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to provide by Contracts to be approved by the President of the United States for rebuilding when necessary and keeping in repair the Lighthouses, beacons, buoys &...
Treasury Department, June 7, 1790. Sends instructions concerning the brig Maria . LS , Mr. Leland F. Leland, St. Paul, Minnesota.